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If needed , you can install a disconnect at the WH .
Maybe the plumber that said leave the old pipe and repair as needed , was looking for a steady source of service calls ?
Remember , in a 2 story building , the vent pipe and drain pipe are separate until you get to the attic of the top floor . At that point , they...
Do you have a chase that would allow you to run the new vent , for the new addition , back inside the existing house & up to the 2nd floor attic ....
If need be , I see no reason a plumbing contractor could not core through the foundation . Although it is my guess they would go under the...
Yes , source a handle . What is really a problem is a valve that does not move , or only turns part of the way off ! :-(
Can you turn off...
Take some good measurements .
I have never had to search for a replacement handle , but you might have some luck doing a google search ,...
Normally the bathroom lavatory is tied into the same drain system / line as the toilet .
After you finish flushing , any extra water used...
Crescent / adjustable wrench .
I agree , it was probably removed by the previous owner . You may find the handle laying in a drawer /...
I am not a plumber , but generally do my own plumbing .
I am guessing it is better to , for instance , use a couple of 45 degree elbows (...
Go down to your favorite store that handles plumbing supplies . Purchase a P-Trap kit for your bathroom lavatory .
Take it home and start...
Looks kind of like the coil-able black plastic . Which would jive , if the old fitting had clamps .
Have not had problems with Fluid Master valves , but if the other brands fixed it , that is what matters ! :-)
All this is an excellent reason for buying generic fixtures / appliances .
Yes , take the original part with you when going to purchase a...
Good idea , using the socket on the inside of the nipple .
Glad the heat worked ! :-)
Although I have used survey string to cut PVC conduit , in a ditch , several times . Worked pretty well / quickly .
Penetrating oil , before and after heat .
As a last resort , Big Hammer and chisels , as has been suggested .
Best of luck to you .
Photo looks to be of a bath / shower faucet .
Sorry . :-(
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